The Zen Diary

Dir: Nakae Yuji
Cast: Sawada Kenji, Matsu Takako, Naraoka Tomoko, Dan Fumi
112mins   2022   Japan   PG   Japanese    Subtitled   

Part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024: Unforgettable: Memories, Times and Reflections in Japanese Cinema

Japanese title: 土を喰らう十二カ月

Tsutomu  is a writer living in a secluded mountain cabin. Unable to confront the loss of his wife, he has instead devoted himself to farming and cooking, skills he learned as a young monk, until a series of incidents awaken new emotions inside him.


Sun 3 March